Medical Education Research Building (MERB)


The Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) offers the highest quality educational programs designed, to train the next generation of physicians, medical researchers and healthcare professionals. We take a patient-centered approach in meeting the complex needs of a diverse population and a changing healthcare environment. Our educational programs include: MD degree, MS and PHD degrees in the biomedical sciences, two Post-baccalaureate programs, a newly created Physician Assistant graduate degree, a MA degree in Urban Bioethics, and several dual degree programs (MD-PHD; MD-MPH; MD-MBA; MD-MA-Urban Bioethics).  Students entering our programs have demonstrated both high academic achievement and a commitment to helping others through dedicated local, national and international service activities.

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Students working in the Simulation Training Center

William Maul Measey Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety

The Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University launched the Institute for Clinical Simulation and Patient Safety (ICS) in July 2005 through support from the Benjamin and Mary Siddons Measey Foundation award grant. ICS focuses on the use of Clinical Simulation, Standardized Patient Program, Robotics Center and Surgical Skills, offering unique interprofessional learning opportunities for medical students, residents, attending physicians and other allied health students and professionals.